Joyce Tian

Associate Professor, Managerial Accounting; Deputy Director Research

Contact information

Joyce Tian


Office: HH 383G

Research interests

Managerial performance evaluation, corporate board structures, organization designs and information disclosure.

Education and certifications

  • Ph.D (University of Florida)
  • Master of Science (University of Nevada, Reno)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Renmin University of China)

Selected publications

  • Florin Sabac and Jie Joyce Tian, Forthcoming, Unintentional Bias and Managerial Reporting. Journal of Management Accounting Research.
  • Xiaojing Meng and Jie Joyce Tian (2020), Board Expertise and Executive Incentives, Management Science 66 (11): 5448-5464.
  • Florin Şabac and Jie Joyce Tian (2015), On the Stewardship Value of Soft Managerial Reports. The Accounting Review 90(4): 1683-1706.
  • Jie Joyce Tian (2014), Board Monitoring and Endogenous Information Asymmetry. Contemporary Accounting Research 31(1): 136-151.
  • Peter Christensen, Florin Sabac and Jie Joyce Tian (2010), Ranking Performance Measures in Multi-task Agencies, the Accounting Review 85(5): 1545-1575.
  • Jie Joyce Tian and George C.J. Fernandez (1999), Seasonal trend analysis of monthly water quality data”, Western Users of SAS Software, Log Angeles.

Courses Taught

  • ACC784 - PhD Seminar: Analytical Accounting Research
  • AFM481/AFM382 - Cost Management Systems
  • AFM102 – Introduction to Managerial Accounting
  • ACCTG 322 – Introduction to Managerial Accounting
  • ACCTG 523 – Accounting Information and Internal Decision making (MBA Program)
  • Managerial Accounting (Master of Accounting Program)


  • SSHRC-Standard Research Grant (as Principal Investigator), 2011-2014, $56,888